[PC-BSD Dev] Minor usability tweaks.

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Mon Jun 18 12:29:19 PDT 2012


On 06/17/2012 09:28, Fabrizio Parrella wrote:
> Isn't that the same with any other OS ?
>
> And shouldn't this be designed for the majority of the user population? I believe that CRT monitors are fading out completely, and the fix is usually to turn the monitor on before you turn the computer on
>
> Sent from my iPhone
Yea, I agree with Fabry here. Not sure there is anything we can do about
this, besides telling the user to turn on their monitor first :P


>
> On Jun 17, 2012, at 4:18, Dave Vasilevsky <dave at vasilevsky.ca> wrote:
>
>>> 2) Setting delay for boot0 to 4-5 seconds: it's more than enough for a calm choice and you don't need to wait too long;
>>> 3) And maybe setting autoboot_delay to even 2 seconds (it's not an everyday task to boot with acpi disabled or into single user).
>> CRT displays often take a few seconds to turn on after boot has begun,
>> so if boot delays are too short the user will miss the options
>> entirely.
>>
>> -V
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